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Fri July 03, 2020
(The Hollywood Reporter)
 
 
 
Michael Bay pandemic film hit with "do not work order" by SAG-AFTRA due to pandemic
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Thu July 02, 2020
(Politico)
 
 
 
Good News: Unemployment falls to 11.1%. Bad news: Unemployment is still at 11.1%
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
Airbus tells 15,000 to hit the bricks
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Tue June 30, 2020
(US Department of Labor)
 
 
 
Arizona dairy has to pay over $850,000 in lost wages for being lactating workforce intolerant
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(US Department of Labor)
 
 
 
Arizona dairy has to pay over $850,000 in lost wages for being lactating workforce intolerant
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Unemployment makes it very clear that universal health care would be a benefit to all
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Mon June 29, 2020
(News4Jax)
 
 
 
Jacksonville delivers shooting to Amazon
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(CNN)
 
 
 
While Republicans bemoan Minimum Wage Wally getting a living wage for the first time in his life while on unemployment. The Fed now owns Walmart's debt. Privatize the profits, and socialize the losses, eh 'Murica?
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Sun June 28, 2020
(Guardian)
 
 
 
87% of people realise that they don't like going to work
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(Reuters)
 
 
 
American Airlines CEO says it is 'hard' to avoid furloughs, since if they don't they might see their bonuses drop and that must be avoided at all costs ... okay, so maybe he didn't say the last part. Out loud, anyway
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Sat June 27, 2020
(KRON 4)
 
 
 
Another day, another secret online community of racist police officers posting racist stuff
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Fri June 26, 2020
(WCPO Cincinnati)
 
 
 
Kroger CEO says workers who used to be heroes don't need hazard pay, but massive executive bonuses are definitely on the table. It's fresh for everyone
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Thu June 25, 2020
(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Elon Musk promised Tesla employees they could stay home rather than risk getting covid-19, some believed him. (Tag is not for employees, pink slip is)
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Good News: First-time claims for unemployment benefits have fallen in every report for the past 12 weeks. Bad News: Another 1.5 million Americans filed initial jobless claims last week
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Wed June 24, 2020
(MSN)
 
 
 
25% of the UK's furloughed workers will get an update to their employment status in September, and it's not a good one
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Why do so many people earn so little?
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Tue June 23, 2020
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Old tech workplace: oh yeah, goin' to campus, gettin' free lunch, backrubs, pingpong, gummy bears. New tech workplace: oh yeah, going to the hospital, getting my temp checked, waiting for my sterile elevator, filling out my contact-tracing survey
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
The cottage industry of virus-proofing the modern office is growing like, well, you know
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(My Northwest)
 
 
 
Investment firm decides to move its billion-dollar business to Phoenix because of ongoing "cultural unrest" in the city of Seattle. Bazillion dollar unicorn farm besieged by antifa supersoldiers to follow shortly
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Sun June 21, 2020
(ABC News)
 
 
 
Federal employee who yelled at teen girls gets some paid time off
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Sat June 20, 2020
(WSBTV)
 
 
 
230 plant employees receive positive results for Covid-19. Remaining two-thirds of workers sadly still on Dole
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Fri June 19, 2020
(Lifehacker)
 
 
 
Is your employer required to report workplace cases of COVID-19? Short answer: no. Longer: mayyyyybeeeee
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(Phys Org2)
 
 
 
Watercoolers are good for business
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Thu June 18, 2020
(Business Insider)
 
 
 
New survey finds that 67% of respondents expect that their work-from-home policies will become permanent
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Wed June 17, 2020
(CNBC)
 
 
 
Target confirms its $15/hr wage, offers $200 bonus hazard pay for existing employees, extends pandemic benefits, really hits the bulls-eye
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(Barron's)
 
 
 
How the SCOTUS' LGBTQ ruling will boost the US economy
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(ABC 15)
 
 
 
For those Las Vegas casino executives yearning to open up, maybe they should take a look at the ones in Arizona first
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Tue June 16, 2020
(The Wrap)
 
 
 
Chachi slapped with Do Not Work order after violating COVID-19 guidelines
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(WGNTV Chicago)
 
 
 
62-year old veteran reported missing lass month from a Massachusetts VA hospital has been found, or what's left of him anyway, because someone at the hospital apparently decided to "get their steps in" and take the stairs instead of the elevator
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
There are more people collecting unemployment than are unemployed. Some economists call it "puzzling", which is a nice way of saying "the government is lying"
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(Reuters)
 
 
 
U.S. expected to report a record rise in monthly retail sales, which is literally a positive being better than a negative
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Sun June 14, 2020
(Eater)
 
 
 
'Mighty Fine Burgers' appears to be owned by 'mighty fine people'
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Fri June 12, 2020
(The Hill)
 
 
 
Ohio Republican reminded nowadays "colored" should only refer to children's artwork
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(The Daily Beast)
 
 
 
The scariest place to be in during the Covid-19 outbreak is: A) Prison; B) Nursing Home; C) Dollar General Warehouse
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Thu June 11, 2020
(Barron's)
 
 
 
1) Have a payroll to protect
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(BBC-US)
 
 
 
Airline Lufthansa puts 22,000 on the unemployment train
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Larry Kudlow denies existence of recession. Again
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Wed June 10, 2020
(News 13 Orlando)
 
 
 
Good news, unemployed Floridians: you now have a full-time job of trying to get unemployment benefits from the government
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(Al Jazeera)
 
 
 
Nine out of ten Americans say the pandemic can reset 'business as usual' with only one in four saying that the current form of capitalism benefits society, apparently unaware that this isn't even Capitalism's final form
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
Jeffrey (Bond King) Gundlach: "Covid has shown me that white-collar managers don't do any actual work and we should probably fire all of these people"
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(Twitter Donald Trump)
 
 
 
Pandemic, near record high unemployment, racial unrest but sure, let's rehash the grievances your campaign supposedly suffered in 2016
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(NYPost)
 
 
 
Dr. Fauci says the worse is yet to come
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Tue June 09, 2020
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
We're #11. Which sounds bad until you realize it's like being #1, but twice
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(Twitter)
 
 
 
Well, it says it in a graphic, so those stats about African American employment must be true
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Mon June 08, 2020
(CNBC)
 
 
 
In case you were wondering, the US pandemic recession began in February
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Sat June 06, 2020
(CNBC)
 
 
 
That decrease in unemployment numbers Trump bragged about? Yeah, about that
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(Mic)
 
 
 
A group of Amazon employees is suing the company for making them Prime candidates for the coronavirus
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Fri June 05, 2020
(MPR News)
 
 
 
The Labor Department has acknowledged making errors in how it classified people as employed and said the real May rate is worse than the numbers indicate. Oops
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(ProPublica)
 
 
 
I'm starting to suspect tax cuts are complete and utter horseshoes
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(Twitter)
 
 
 
White House economic advisor offers complex rationale for denying unemployment payments. It's a Laffer
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(Phys Org2)
 
 
 
The four-day work week is arising. It may already be here if you average in all the people out of jobs
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(YouTube)
 
 
 
♫ ♬Gave you a job, gave you security Gave you a chance to survive You're just a poor soul in the unemployment line I'm God, You're hardly alive♫ ♬ This is your Trump Lies about Jobs Numbers LIVE thread (starts at 10am EST)
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Thoughtful employers are reporting thousands of workers to the state who have refused to return to the office because of fears about contracting coronavirus ...to have their unemployment benefits revoked
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Thu June 04, 2020
(Politico)
 
 
 
GOP Senators opposed to extending unemployment benefits, but worry that canceling them will sink their Senate Majority. Then there's Rand Paul (R-KYJelly): a "terrible idea [that] never should have passed in the first place"
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(Twitter)
 
 
 
Pandemic. Recession. Mass Unemployment. Civil Unrest. Riots.. Sounds like the perfect time for the President of the United States to go golfing
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(Politico)
 
 
 
Pandemic unemployment claims reach a staggering 42.6 million
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Wed June 03, 2020
(Politico)
 
 
 
Inspector General from the Department of Labor warns of major fraud in the unemployment insurance system, then abruptly retires but insists it was totally his decision and not forced on him
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(Twitter)
 
 
 
Before you blame skyrocketing USA unemployment numbers on COVID-19, consider that Europe's unemployment rate has remained steady
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Good news, one supposes: ADP projects US lost *only* 2.76 million jobs in May
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Mon June 01, 2020
(CNN)
 
 
 
You're dealing with Covid-19 restrictions, unemployment, and rioting in every major city in America, but hey, it's not all bad... life looks bright and sunny to the investor class
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Sun May 31, 2020
(Deadline)
 
 
 
Happy birthday to Clint Eastwood, who is good, bad, and 90 today
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(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
Microsoft replacing MSN journalists with artificiaI intelligence. Evil robot commence
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Sat May 30, 2020
(The Verge)
 
 
 
Leaked internal Facebook posts: Employees are horrified that Zuckerberg refuses to remove Trump's threats of violence. "If we fail the test case here," wrote one, "history will not judge us kindly"
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Fri May 29, 2020
(The Atlantic)
 
 
 
This summer will break young Americans, who will remember their president Trump, the masks they had to wear, and even shelter-at-home
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Thu May 28, 2020
(Five Thirty-Eight)
 
 
 
The Good News is that the unemployment numbers are stabilizing. The Bad News is that this is NOT good news
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Tue May 26, 2020
(The Philadelphia Inquirer)
 
 
 
Better to solicit booze than to elicit boos
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(Guardian)
 
 
 
Hoping to keep working from home after the pandemic? Be careful what you wish for
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Mon May 25, 2020
(KY3 Springfield)
 
 
 
Second stylist at COVID Cuts in Missouri tests positive after contacting 56 more clients. Other salons race to match offer
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(Vox)
 
 
 
Trump wants to f*ck over legal immigrants again
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Sat May 23, 2020
(CBS8 San Diego)
 
 
 
"We're moving people around just to keep the balls in the air." is a direct quote from A) A basketball coach. B) A porno director. C) The director of California's crappy unemployment system
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(KETV Omaha)
 
 
 
Iowa meatpacking plant worker dies from COVID-19 one week before he would've retired
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Thu May 21, 2020
(CNBC)
 
 
 
Your money buys more outside Silicon Valley, so Zuckerberg can pay you less
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
WFH start-up gets a sweet deel. No word if this really is how wework in a few years
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(Politicus USA)
 
 
 
Yertle vows to end enhanced unemployment benefits, confirming cruelty is the point
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(SFGate)
 
 
 
Glassdoor shatters
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Wed May 20, 2020
(The Cut)
 
 
 
Now is the time for America to implement a four-day work week
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(10 News)
 
 
 
California's EDD phone system is hanging up on unemployment seekers. Subby (an IT guy) dealt with them back in 2018 and their system was complete shiat then as well
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(CBS News)
 
 
 
New Zealand is looking better and better all the time
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(WGNTV Chicago)
 
 
 
Worker tests positive on first day after Ford plant reopens, lets see what happens next
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(Business Insider)
 
 
 
United's CEO says they could avoid layoffs if employees are willing to take cuts in work hours, face, arms, legs
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
President Trump now skeptical of extending unemployment benefits enacted in response to pandemic. Something about harking back to the good old days of watching the poors starve
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Tue May 19, 2020
(Click2Houston)
 
 
 
"It's a bizarre time to be job searching" complain recent college graduates, not realizing that this is the same for 33 million other Americans
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(The Atlantic)
 
 
 
R.I.P. office corporate culture, finish dropping dead on the way out
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(Twitter Donald Trump)
 
 
 
Economy in free fall, pandemic attacking the nation, record unemployment but sure let's talk about morning talk show ratings
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Mon May 18, 2020
(Politico)
 
 
 
Great, unemployment is about to get even more depressing
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
The American Dream is not dead; it's just on life support
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(Salon)
 
 
 
Well, how ELSE would Jeff Bezos earn another $30 billion unless he ends the extra $2/hour 'Hazard Pay' for employees?
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Sun May 17, 2020
(NYPost)
 
 
 
Some people had no problem filing for unemployment
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(NY1)
 
 
 
By "disinfecting" the subways, the MTA means "taking a mop and moistening the filth"
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Sat May 16, 2020
(Daily Dot)
 
 
 
Here's the list of Canadian government's six guiding principles for working during COVID-19. America, you need dis
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Unemployment has become such an omnishambles that economists are looking at a new way to measure it
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Fri May 15, 2020
(ABC7 San Francisco)
 
 
 
Laid-off workers seeking new post-pandemic careers, possibly as scavengers, wasteland raiders, that guy with the flamethower guitar on the truck, or god forbid, even worse: Salesforce administrators
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(WECT Wilmington)
 
 
 
Worker at COVID hotspot speaks out: employers treat their employees like crap and don't do anything to keep them safe. Keep killing your workers and see what happens: powerful unions are gonna make a comeback
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(Calvin Ayre)
 
 
 
Casino sees a mass firing by Zoom meeting and raises by firing via voicemail
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Thu May 14, 2020
(Marijuana Business Daily)
 
 
 
"What did you do on your last job?" "I sold marijuana." "Far out, you're hired"
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(The Atlantic)
 
 
 
"I got fired over Zoom"
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(NBC News)
 
 
 
White guys can feel safe working at Google again
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Wed May 13, 2020
(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Despite a $115M endowment, think tank thinks there wouldn't be a problem with the $8 million federal small-business loan they received
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(The Cut)
 
 
 
Trans woman that had case heard by SCOTUS for being fired from funeral home for being trans finds different path back to workplace
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Tue May 12, 2020
(ZDNet)
 
 
 
Majority of remote workers 'more productive' working from home, at least that's what they're communicating with their companies
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(Courthouse News Service)
 
 
 
Posting a rant about a store requiring you to wear a mask and threatening them with a handgun and hollow points is a good way to guarantee you won't be standing in line in a grocery store, but rather an unemployment line
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Mon May 11, 2020
(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Hawaii's unemployment rate tics up a little from 3%. And by a little I mean it's surged to 34%
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(Vox)
 
 
 
AI performing employment background checks? What could possibly go wrong?
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(USA Today)
 
 
 
Microsoft finally develops a feature to block the scourge of Reply-All-Abuse
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Sun May 10, 2020
(New York Magazine)
 
 
 
Kroger announces everyday heroes are officially everyday regular employees effective May 17
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Sat May 09, 2020
(MIT)
 
 
 
Economist figures out how many jobs robots are stealing: 3.3 jobs per robot
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(MIT)
 
 
 
Economist figures out how many jobs robots are stealing: 3.3 jobs per robot
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Fri May 08, 2020
(JSOnline)
 
 
 
Wisconsin GOP made state lose out on $25 million in unemployment benefits
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(USA Today)
 
 
 
USA Today tries to come up with five reasons not to worry about everyone losing their jobs and record unemployment. Basically, thoughts and prayers in article form
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Trump sets another employment record. I'm feeling a depression from all this winning
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Stock market bullish on news that only 20.5 million jobs were lost in April, unemployment rate is only 14.7%
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(The Atlantic)
 
 
 
There is no such thing as a disposable workforce anymore
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Thu May 07, 2020
(Foreign Policy)
 
 
 
To keep their economies going, Euro nations adopted 'trickle up' handouts for the unemployed. The US stuck with trickle down. Unemployment stats let us compare
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(Fast Company)
 
 
 
Why do good leaders need to learn the power of 'I don't know'? I dunno?
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(Chicago Trib)
 
 
 
The office you left won't be the office you return to, so what will it look like?
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(PBS)
 
 
 
April brings epic losses, soaring unemployment, more than just showers
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(NPR)
 
 
 
Mitch McConnell Insists on screwing sick workers by protecting businesses from liability for them getting sick. Unsurprisingly, people have a problem with this
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Wed May 06, 2020
(ABC7 San Francisco)
 
 
 
Uber to lay off 3,700 full time workers, as the gig economy is apparently not Uber allies
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(NBC San Diego)
 
 
 
Remember when only 30% unemployment was the worst that could happen with the economy?
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
"It's OK to Not Be a Perfect Quarantine Employee." Already waaaaaay ahead of you, NY Times writer
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Mon May 04, 2020
(The Hill)
 
 
 
Ohio sets up a website where employers can report any runaway serfs who don't show back up to work after "re-opening" because they feel "unsafe"; promises to cut off all their benefits so they won't have any choice
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(Vice)
 
 
 
Amazon exec resigns, citing company's chickenshiat attitude towards worker protests
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(Forbes)
 
 
 
"Millennials are poised to become the largest employable sector of society very soon" says yet another article unaware that most of are now thirty years old
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(WJHG Panama City Beach)
 
 
 
Trump economy setting employment records not seen in over 80 years
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(Boston.com)
 
 
 
She predicted the coronavirus. What does she foresee next? "Just as we come out of our holes and see what 25 percent unemployment looks like, we may also see what collective rage looks like"
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Sat May 02, 2020
(Twitter)
 
 
 
Add Ohio to the growing list of states refusing to pay unemployment to people who refuse to die for the economy
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Fri May 01, 2020
(CNN)
 
 
 
Seizing wages from student loan borrowers during pandemic when you announced you wouldn't and then Congress ordered you not to? Well, heavens to Betsy
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(Fox 4 KC)
 
 
 
Missouri bank with state contract on prepaid debit cards for unemployment making money off long list of fees, charged you $3.50 just for reading this
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(Newsweek)
 
 
 
Not News: States start to lift restrictions. News: State governor allows anyone in a household with sick members, high risk members, or kids to stay on unemployment, regardless if they can get work. Fark: Texas
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Thu April 30, 2020
(Washington Post)
 
 
 
"You don't end up extracting better, deeper, more creative work by subjecting people to ever harsher measures of surveillance"
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(Buzzfeed News)
 
 
 
Female mechanic made some adult videos, male coworkers found them online and watched them at work. Guess who got fired
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(Axios)
 
 
 
No Doug because they have to
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Everything workers need to know about PPP loans, reduced hours, medical and child-care exemptions from returning to work, etc
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Wed April 29, 2020
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
The EPI survey, starting with 24.4 million people who applied for unemployment benefits between March 15 and April 18, shows that the actual number of unemployed workers in the US is somewhere between 33.3 and 38.3 million people
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(Reuters)
 
 
 
Larry "Off the Rails" Kudlow says the cash phase of the economic rescue winding down, but the unemployment and homeless stages are ramping up nicely
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
Covid 19 bringing back the good old days of unions
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Sun April 26, 2020
(Forbes)
 
 
 
As the pandemic carries on, the National Restaurant Association carries on its fight against paid sick leave for restaurant workers, because exploitation never goes out of style
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Oregon's unemployment rate spiked over 1100% from this time last year. Fark: That's the LOWEST spike in the country
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Sat April 25, 2020
(Vice)
 
 
 
You're not going back to your normal office life. You'll get over it
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Fri April 24, 2020
(KSBW Monterey)
 
 
 
Covid 19 hits America's salad bowl. Still plenty of flaming hot Cheetos to go around. So that's nice
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Thu April 23, 2020
(CNBC)
 
 
 
The anger came from employees who'd determined they'd make more money by collecting unemployment benefits than their normal paychecks. "I couldn't believe it," she added. "On what planet am I competing with unemployment?"
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(Mediaite)
 
 
 
Las Vegas mayor gets Anderson Cooper to take off his glasses and perform a rare double facepalm at 16:50
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(Fox 31 Denver)
 
 
 
This is a really bad time to have your phone number be one digit off from the state unemployment office fax line
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Wed April 22, 2020
(Dallas News)
 
 
 
With the federal small business rescue fund depleted and no word on whether more funding will be made available, scores of restaurants turning to muggings, petty theft, and street crime to make ends meet
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Tue April 21, 2020
(The Hill)
 
 
 
Unemployment claims filed in Florida since March 15: 1,500,000. Workers who have received payment: 40,193. Market value of diamonds squeezed from coal by Gov. DeSantis' sphincter: Priceless
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(WFLA Tampa Bay)
 
 
 
Florida among slowest states to process virus unemployment claims, hopes problem will solve itself
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(Politico)
 
 
 
You know, if your employees are drawing more money on unemployment than they were working for you, maybe we need to rethink bailing out your business
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Mon April 20, 2020
(The Hill)
 
 
 
80% of Americans think social distancing is working. 20% of Americans are morons
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(WHYY)
 
 
 
On the whole, toilet-paper makers are getting to the bottom of the shortage and producing record-breaking sheets. Article contains more asinine puns
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Sat April 18, 2020
(Business Insider)
 
 
 
Hey there Essential worker, We know it must be hard for you, low wages, no adequate PPE gear. We hear your requests for sick leave and hazard pay. Know that it has not fallen on deaf ears. Please enjoy this Free Lunch, Candy, and Pizza Party
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Fri April 17, 2020
(Reuters)
 
 
 
Walmart to hire 50,000 more disposable workers for the Coronavirus demand
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(News 13 Orlando)
 
 
 
Good news everyone. Florida has cut some red tape and sent out unemployment payments to 33,623 people. Out of 800,000+ that have successfully applied. And the website is still Farked. Yep, we're boned
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(Twitter)
 
 
 
Ohio Business Owners: Employees see unemployment as a vacation. Ohio Employees: Um, say what now?
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
Coronavirus lockdown gone too far: Professional gamblers in Nevada now able to collect unemployment...because they can't gamble
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
Trump seen nodding approvingly
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(Lifehacker)
 
 
 
The Office Noise Simulator: for when those sweet, sweet sounds of silence make working from home intolerable
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Thu April 16, 2020
(CNN)
 
 
 
Please excuse Juan for two weeks, he's in quarantine after testing positive for COVID-19. Signed, Epstein's Mother
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(MSNBC)
 
 
 
It's Thirsty Thursday and 22 million Americans have filed for unemployment. I hope your liquor store was deemed an essential business. Let's all commiserate from a safe distance while watching MSNBC at 8 PM EDT
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(Argus Leader)
 
 
 
As SD Gov. Noem (R-esponsible) still refuses to enact shelter-in-place, social distancing, COVID-19 cases spread from closed Smithfield meat plant to other locales, businesses
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Wed April 15, 2020
(News 13 Orlando)
 
 
 
Weeks ago Seaworld furloughed 90 percent of their workers without pay or benefits. Next on their agenda? Give 6.8 million in bonuses to the top 6 executives. Well, they did take a 20% pay cut so they deserve a bonus right?
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(The Ledger)
 
 
 
Trump adds 560 more people to his unemployment numbers
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(Reuters)
 
 
 
Amazon still ignoring the Streisand Effect by trying to silence workers complaining about dangerous work conditions by firing them
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
Job placement company Kelly Services lays off employees. "ironic" tag already out looking for a delivery gig
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Tue April 14, 2020
(Pantagraph)
 
 
 
One way Illinois isn't a shiathole state: Changes worker's comp rules to presume that first responders and front-line workers were exposed to COVID-19 while on the job
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(News4Jax)
 
 
 
France orders Amazon to stop delivery of nonessential items. So wine and sex toys are still good amiright
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(Newsweek)
 
 
 
Amazon realizes they may have made a huge mistake firing employees critical of their response to Covid-19
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(The Verge)
 
 
 
"Unemployment checks are being held up by a coding language almost nobody knows". Come on dude, we all know it's COBOL, why does it take you four paragraphs to say it?
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Sun April 12, 2020
(Huffington Post)
 
 
 
Dear Employers, please do not record if you have any employees sick with COVID-19, we wouldn't want to hurt my chances for re-election
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Sat April 11, 2020
(CBS News)
 
 
 
One brewery owner's experience with the federal bailout shows its one size fits all approach doesn't
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(CBS News)
 
 
 
Oh, you were serious. Let me laugh harder
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(NPR)
 
 
 
White House seeks to increase wages of farm workers for food security. Wait, make that LOWER wages ... which ... increases ... food ... security ... by ... OK. I read the article and can't figure it out
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Fri April 10, 2020
(UPI)
 
 
 
Toilet paper roll cakes save Finish bakery from being flushed away
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(TampaBay.com (St. Petersburg Tim)
 
 
 
Florida is spending up to $100 million to back up its unemployment website, so they must be answering lots of calls, right? Nope. 1% of calls were answered in 1 week
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(Fark)
 
 
 
Essential Workers of Fark: how are you? Aside from anxious and depressed from working doubles, while everyone else is anxious and depressed from staying home
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Thu April 09, 2020
(ABC News)
 
 
 
Just appeal to your landlord's sense of decency as you enjoy a huge wish-sandwich while your unemployment benefits continue to not arrive
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Do you know COBOL? If so, you are desperately needed to help process unemployment claims. You should also schedule a colonoscopy soon
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
6.6 million more people filed for unemployment last week - 16 million total since two weeks ago
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
6.6 million more people filed for unemployment last week - 16 million total since two weeks ago
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Wed April 08, 2020
(USA Today)
 
 
 
Yes and how is this a question?
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(Help, HELP)
 
 
 
Duke Energy, Florida Power & Light, and Gulf Power Co. plan to use savings from lower-than-expected fuel costs to lower utility bills so the lights should still be on when Florida man gets home from the unemployment office sometime next month
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(LA Times)
 
 
 
Uber wants to create a new caste of workers: "partial" employees. Might we suggest 3/5s employees as part of some sort of compromise?
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(Twitter)
 
 
 
Florida residents show us why there's a Florida tag, risk getting coronavirus by lining up real tight to get paper applications for unemployment benefits as the state tries to fix problems with online filing
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
How adopting one of the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy's most important travel tips is helping Chinese factories fight off coronavirus
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Tue April 07, 2020
(Ask A Manager)
 
 
 
Yes, for the duration of the Covid crisis your employer can ask you about your health conditions. Yes, they can also take your temperature. No, not up the butt
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(PBS)
 
 
 
Service sector jobs account for 84% of US employment. That is, they USED to
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Grocery store workers are beginning to die from COVID-19. Good thing they don't cost much to replace. And if you're outraged by that, hold on to that outrage and remember it when this is all over and everybody forgets about them being "heroes"
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Mon April 06, 2020
(Guardian)
 
 
 
In this time of employment uncertainty and a president who shoots the messenger, ousted US intelligence inspector general urges other inspectors general to continue to speak out when they are aware of wrongdoing
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(Ask A Manager)
 
 
 
Dear askamanager: Until covid-19, this person was a star performer, but now that they're trying to work from home with a toddler, not so much. How much of an asshole manager can I be about this? The dumbass tag is in quarantine because it facepalmed
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(Slate)
 
 
 
Can you even job search during this trying time?
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Sun April 05, 2020
(Business Insider)
 
 
 
Amazon is prioritizing COVID-19 related items except when it's not, which is most of the time
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Sat April 04, 2020
(MSN)
 
 
 
On the one hand, this is more bad employment news. On the other hand... I believe the Germans call this "schadenfreude"
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(AP News)
 
 
 
Historically, when unemployment surges, so does military recruitment. Yeah... about that historical trend
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Fri April 03, 2020
(New York Magazine)
 
 
 
One state spent $77 million creating an unemployment application website but apparently gave the contract to GeoCities: "no system we have can handle 25,000 people a day"
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(Politico)
 
 
 
"If on November 3, 2020, if there more than 100,000 dead and the unemployment rate is at 15 percent, Trump is not going to get reelected. We could resurrect George Washington and Thomas Jefferson and I doubt they could survive that either"
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Socially distant April jobs report laughs and waits while downing a corona as the March jobs report notes a US job loss of "only" 701,000 jobs with unemployment rising to 4.4%
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(Vice)
 
 
 
Oh look here are leaked notes from a meeting of Amazon brass including Jeff Bezos where they discussed a plan to smear the now-fired leader of the safety walk out ...BEFORE it even happened
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(Vox)
 
 
 
Remember a few weeks ago when Wilbur Ross said the coronavirus "will help to accelerate the return of jobs"? Fail and unlikely tags busy filing for unemployment
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Thu April 02, 2020
(PJ Media)
 
 
 
"It turns out that the wannabe unionist was under orders not to come to work because he'd been exposed to COVID-19 and was on fully PAID medically-ordered quarantine. He came to his strike anyway and potentially exposed other people to the virus"
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(Twitter)
 
 
 
What last week's NYT front page would look like with today's unemployment numbers included
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Flight Attendants Union: Bail out our employers to save our jobs. Feds: OK, but with conditions. Union: Your bail out will cost us our jobs
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Wed April 01, 2020
(Guardian)
 
 
 
Sorry, all you "essential workers" earning low wages in the UK. Coronavirus just stole your minimum wage hike, because it's more important for the job creators to make more profits
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(Axios)
 
 
 
Coronavirus has sparked the dawn of a new labor movement
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(Reno Gazette-Journal)
 
 
 
Nevada's legal sex workers can't get unemployment because they're independent contractors and can't get federal aid because Washington doesn't believe in sex. Looks like they're screwed
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(Connecticut Post)
 
 
 
By the time you get your unemployment check you'll already be back to work
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(Fox 43 Pennsylvania)
 
 
 
So what's the difference between being furloughed and being laid off, anyway?
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(Orlando Sentinel)
 
 
 
Government under reporting coronavirus and unemployment numbers
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(KUOW Seattle)
 
 
 
Yachts and Funko Pops are essential? In what universe?
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Tue March 31, 2020
(The Hill)
 
 
 
Good news everybody. Goldman Sachs predicts that the US unemployment rate will ONLY hit 15% in the second quarter
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Only 30% unemployment because of the coronavirus? You sweet summer child
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(9 News)
 
 
 
Employees of the most ridiculous Mexican restaurant that "South Park" made famous are seeing their paychecks bounce and management is saying nothing
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Mon March 30, 2020
(NPR)
 
 
 
Your order consisting of potato chips, 55 gallons of lube, and light bulbs will be a little late
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Sat March 28, 2020
(Twitter)
 
 
 
Today in "let them eat bootstraps" Republicanism, Sen. Tim Scott thinks you can incentivize employment at a time when THERE ARE NO JOBS BECAUSE THE WORLD'S SHUT DOWN OVERNIGHT
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(WKRG Mobile)
 
 
 
How low can they go? Company in Texas notifies employees that their pay will be getting docked based upon their stimulus check
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(Vice)
 
 
 
Instacart deliveries scheduled after the weekend might not arrive due to strikes
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Fri March 27, 2020
(The Star (Malaysia))
 
 
 
Looks like you been missing a lot of work lately. We know because we bought some spy-ware to keep an eye on those working remotely
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
Federal Reserve study: delaying a return to work helps rather than hurts the economy. Possibly because delaying means there are people alive to eventually return. Crazy talk, I know
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Thu March 26, 2020
(Ars Technica)
 
 
 
Good news for the gig workers: Uber drivers, Airbnb hosts, and DoorDashers will be able to get unemployment checks thanks to the stimulus
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(CNN)
 
 
 
As American unemployment surges (along with stonks) and as Norway's virus cases decrease, there's no better time to set sail for Norway and become a fish tongue cutter
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(Voice of San Diego)
 
 
 
Non-emergency VA employees asked their managers if they could work from home to avoid pandemic. You can probably guess the whole story from there
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Good news, folks The unemployment numbers are "irrelevant." Nothing to worry about here. Just keep going to work and dying
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(Business Insider Singapore)
 
 
 
Hobby Lobby said Jesus told them to stay open, so now they are cutting workers' pay and denying them all sick leave just like Jesus would do
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(The Philadelphia Inquirer)
 
 
 
Unemployment claims for last week hit 540,000, a level last seen during the Great Recession. And that's just from Pennsylvania
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Wed March 25, 2020
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Hey no big deal, just all the unemployment websites crashing due to the unprecedented waves of newly jobless people sweeping the land
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(Politico)
 
 
 
Trump holding unemployment money hostage because the states that need it are all Blue and he's a malicious asshole
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(WAFB Baton Rouge)
 
 
 
What's that saying; as long as Waffle House is open, you're safe from coronavirus? Well, we're totally boned now
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(Mother Nature Network)
 
 
 
A pandemic isn't the time to worry about being Employee of the Month
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Tue March 24, 2020
(Business Insider)
 
 
 
Burger King employees: "We demand hazard pay." Burger King franchisee: "We have a better idea. We're cutting your wages by 10%. Good luck finding another job...Muahahahaaa"
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(The Motley Fool)
 
 
 
Will remote work become more common after all the dust settles? When you're done laughing, calculate your productivity, then GBTW
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(Vox)
 
 
 
Even before COVID-19, job postings were down 7% from last year
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(Awful Announcing)
 
 
 
Sweet sassy molassy, COVID-19 has just struck ESPN headquarters in Bristol. Coming up on the show: more social distancing
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
That five-foot-long CVS receipt might have a job application printed on it
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(The Philadelphia Inquirer)
 
 
 
Some sports franchises are giving employees full pay while they are out of work. Then there is the group that owns the Philadelphia 76ers and New Jersey Devils
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Former field organizer for Michael Bloomberg files a proposed class-action lawsuit against his presidential campaign, argues she and thousands of others laid off this month had been tricked into taking jobs they were told would last until November
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Mon March 23, 2020
(The Hill)
 
 
 
Walmart increasing minimum wage--for warehouse workers
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
"Please get ready for the storm to hit, because hit it will" says Nestle's CEO Yoda
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Sun March 22, 2020
(Asahi Shimbun)
 
 
 
Tokyo Disney Resort workers demand higher paid leave money after being put out of work for a month. Holy crap, so they're not just "cast members" but people trying to make ends meet?
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(Bloomberg)
 
 
 
Treasury: We need to do everything possible to stave off 20% unemployment. Fed: 20%? Oh, you sweet summer child
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(Vox)
 
 
 
That's not an unemployment number. THIS is an unemployment number
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Sat March 21, 2020
(Medium)
 
 
 
I am a member of Facebook's Contingent Workforce. The past few days have made it clear that our lives are not valued by those making decisions about them
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Fri March 20, 2020
(Financial Post)
 
 
 
"I can only survive for a month on what I have now," and I actually have healthcare
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Neil Sedaka is 550 years old. Huh. Who knew?
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(Gallup)
 
 
 
Gallup survey: Most U.S. workers not yet drastically impacted by COVID-19. This headline brought to you by Subby who's waiting for a phone call from his company that he's being laid off
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(CBS 21 Harrisburg)
 
 
 
Wal-Mart plans on giving cash bonuses to its employees, hire 150,000 workers during this pandemic
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(Chicago Trib)
 
 
 
Chicago-area strip club tried to operate during the Coronavirus outbreak but no customers showed up
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(City Pages)
 
 
 
Struggling businesses: Hey since healthcare coverage in this country is dependent on employment, can we work out some kind of payment agreement so my employees will continue to have health care coverage? Insurance companies: Nope. Nonstarter
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(Guardian)
 
 
 
Wow, I didn't know anyone could have a set of balls this large
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(Politicus USA)
 
 
 
Trump is trying to hide unemployment claim numbers
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Thu March 19, 2020
(LA Daily News)
 
 
 
Coronavirus pushes California unemployment claims to 80,000 in a day. I was one of them
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(Government jobs.com)
 
 
 
Unemployed? Not receiving unemployment insurance? Perhaps you'd like to take this temporary job at Unemployment, processing applications for unemployment insurance
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(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
Charter Communications is trying hard to beat Comcast for "Worst Company of the Year"
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Wed March 18, 2020
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Layoffs are the next pandemic, and the prognosis is "start drinking now"
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(WPXI.com)
 
 
 
Shell: Social Distancing? When there's work to be done?
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(MSN)
 
 
 
Another item for your daily checklist in the post-COVID world: Checking to see if you still have a job today
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Tue March 17, 2020
(The Outline)
 
 
 
Facebook completely bungled its coronavirus response, you say? Here is my shocked face: •__•
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Mr. Greatest Stock Market of All Time is now staring down the barrel of 20% unemployment
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(NJ.com)
 
 
 
Boomer problems: Can I still receive unemployment compensation when I'm getting a severence package, pension and social security?
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(Twitter)
 
 
 
Joint statement from Stephen Moore, Art Laffer and Steve Forbes: Don't expand welfare and other benefits like paid leave and unemployment benefits because GFY
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
Centers for Disease Contraction
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Sun March 15, 2020
(The Stranger)
 
 
 
Newspaper employees being laid off in Washington state. If only they would learn to code, perhaps they could find gainful employment
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(The Local)
 
 
 
A lesson on how to properly handle the COVID-19 outbreak from the French: "No employee will lose a cent." "We won't add fear of bankruptcy and unemployment to the health crisis"
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Fri March 13, 2020
(Daily Star)
 
 
 
New survey finds British women crave wild sex and telling boss to "fark off", but probably not all in one day (possible nsfw content on page)
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(The Verge)
 
 
 
Maybe tech companies should hold onto this crazy idea of protecting their employees even after the crisis has passed
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(Twitter)
 
 
 
The great dealmaker strikes again. This time reneging on a deal for Coronavirus that would have included paid leave and unemployment insurance
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Thu March 12, 2020
(MSN)
 
 
 
Begun the coronavirus layoffs have
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(Stars and Stripes)
 
 
 
The first wave of US coronavirus-related layoffs have begun, and they're not limited to just a coast or city or two
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Wed March 11, 2020
(Page Six)
 
 
 
SXSW canceled. No refunds. You'll have to find another way to get multiple communicable diseases
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(8 News Now)
 
 
 
Hope you had your fill of Vegas buffetts because they're gone as of now over coronavirus concerns
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Tue March 10, 2020
(Guardian)
 
 
 
Remember how the Trump tax cuts were going to create all those jobs?
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Wait, you mean to tell me that a self serving billionaire can't be trusted to keep his promises?
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Wait, you mean to tell me that a self serving billionaire can't be trusted to keep his promises?
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Over 25% of men think sexual jokes are acceptable at work, which is less than 2/3s, which is almost 69, IYKWIMAITYD
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Mon March 09, 2020
(CNBC)
 
 
 
Ever the great boss, Amazon has said its staff won't be punished for not coming to work if they have a highly contagious illness
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(Slate)
 
 
 
The universality of dreaming about rage quitting
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(Vice)
 
 
 
Amazon warehouse employees are abandoning their jobs in droves--and the company is encouraging it
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